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Large Systems Change: an emerging field of transformation and transitions

Networking Action

What is meant by “large systems change (LSC)?” What must change and what are the strategies to realize it? How can we “do it” much better? What does a comprehensive picture of the field of LSC knowledge and methods look … Net Dev

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Engestrom, Wenger and Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

In revisiting these videos, I have been struck by how much they both have to say about emergent learning, but in different terms.

Large Systems Change: An Emerging Field of Transformation and Transitions

Networking Action

Large Systems Change: An Emerging Field of Transformation and Transitions. Waddell, S., Waddock, S., Cornell, S., Dentoni, D., McLachlan, M., & Meszoely, G. 2015). Journal of Corporate Citizenship(58). In this paper we put forward a theory of large systems … Published Articles

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Engestrom, Wenger and Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

In revisiting these videos, I have been struck by how much they both have to say about emergent learning, but in different terms.

Returning to Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

Fred has also developed an Emergent Learning Model   so it will be interesting to finally meet him and swop notes .

A new paper on Emergent Learning in IRRODL

Jenny Connected

This issue includes a paper written by Roy Williams, Simone Gumtau and me -  Footprints of Emergence. In this paper we continue to explore the ideas around emergent learning which we first discussed in a paper published (also in IRRODL) in 2011 – Emergent Learning and Learning Ecologies in Web 2.0. It has not been a ‘one off’.

Lifecycle of Emergence

John Tropea - Delicious Community

It changes as networks of relationships form among people who discover they share a common cause and vision of whats possible. Whats next?

Guidelines for Group Collaboration and Emergence « emergent by design

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Skip to content emergent by design Home support who’s the architect? An emergent, adaptive group does not exude these characteristics. 2.

Emergent Design Webinar

Networking Action

Topic:  Emergent Design. Traditional planning strategies do not work for complex challenges:  too much is changing and there is continual learning about appropriate action.  Another approach relevant for such situations is emergent design.  This is iterative design that chrysalises as … Net Dev

The 10 Key Principles of Change Management

The Bumble Bee

For example, asking an outright opponent of the change to become a champion is not likely to be a very useful intervention. Be patient.

2013 61

Mutations are the way to make change

Chris Corrigan

Social change is littered with ideas like “taking things to scale” which implies that if you just work hard enough, the things you will do will become popular and viral and will take over the world.  We can have a sustainable future if “we just practice simple things and then take them to scale.” They just change.

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Using Emergence to Take Social Change to Scale (application/pdf Object)


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I’ve Changed My Mind

How to Save the World

H uman beings, it seems, change our worldviews — what we value and believe to be true — pretty slowly. We can’t be other than who we are.

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F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

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emergent by design. Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change. support. Reply.

2012 36

New emerging practices for trainers and facilitators

Joitske Hulsebosch

This automatically changes the fixed roles from 'trainer' and 'trainee' to a more dynamic scene with various players. Here you see a picture.

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Improving Work Practices in Times of Change. occurs by how social tools foster what McAfee refers to as “emergent collaboration”. 2008).

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Changing IT Mindsets From Deployment To Adoption

Collaborative Thinking

We tend to struggle when project results are subjective, can only be inferred, or correlated to improvements that take more time to emerge than anticipated. I’ve always found it interesting why the various tools we’ve previously thoughts as the “right answer” are continually replace by tools we believe to be “the next right answer”. value.

In Frankfurt Enterprise 2.0 = Organizational Change & People Challenges

21st Century Organization

e20s was a management rather than technology conference, with organizational impact and change the elephant in the room. W00t!". Jenny Ambrozek.

Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

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emergent by design. You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ). You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ). Fusion: A Mindmeld for Action-Oriented Change Agents. The Failure of the Occupy Movement or the Emergence of a Living Systems Organization? Skip to content.

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Lessons from the Octopus: Business Ecosystems, Adaptability, and Change Leadership

Partnering Resources

It turns out that there’s plenty to learn from these creatures about adaptability, change leadership, and business ecosystems. Adapt. Achieve.

2012 23

Building a network for People Powered Change

Social Reporter

Previous posts here featuring People Powered Change. You can see one of the resulting maps above, showing who knew who and who worked with whom.

2012 27

The GOLDEN Global Network Sustainability Change Strategy

Networking Action

For over a year I’ve been working with an emerging academic research center – business network called GOLDEN.  It has produced a very powerful strategy to realize the depth, speed and focus necessary to transform business into sustainable enterprises.… … Net Dev

Complex Change: An emerging field

Networking Action

Complex change challenges are a specific type of change challenge that is the growing focus of an impressive array of work.   An earlier blog distinguished complex environments from simple, complicated and chaotic ones through Dave Snowden’s cynefin framework.  It can … Net Dev

Questions about rhizomatic learning

Jenny Connected

In our work on emergent learning, we have identified multipath as one of the factors needed to promote emergence. Where does it fit?

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Problems with MOOC research

Jenny Connected

It is only through continuous and/or continual long-term immersion that recognizable patterns of understanding eventually emerge.

2014 58

Characteristics of open learning environments

Jenny Connected

We also recognize that the palette might be added to or the factors changed. In the white zone learning is experienced as ‘sweetly’ emergent.

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How Our Narratives Inform Our Hopes for Change

How to Save the World

Do we need to believe that the economics of oil production will be the key driver in changing our economy and how we live?

2014 24

Large Systems Change: An Emerging Field of Transformation and Transitions

Networking Action

What is meant by “large systems change (LSC)?” What must change and what are the strategies to realize it?

The Divine Right of Capital: Emerging Property Rights

Alchemy of Change

Chapter 8: Emerging Property Rights. As the foundation of wealth has changed, so too should its allocation. It’s Tweet.

BIG’s People Powered Change may catalyse a more bottom-up big society

Social Reporter

With the launch this week of People Powered Change , the Big Lottery sets out its plans for a distinctive niche in the Big Society agenda , supporting local bottom-up community projects. BIG Lottery Fund is refreshing its England wide portfolio of programmes around the concept of People Powered Change. Credit due for transparency).

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Social Innovation Meetup: “Exploring Labs for Social Change” – presentation notes

Making CommunitySense

How do they help accomplish social change? There are many tough global problems, like climate change, for which there are no clearcut solutions.

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What it’s like to make change

Chris Corrigan

The work of social change – paradigm shifting social innovation – is not easy, clear or efficient.  If you are up for it you will confront some of the the following, all of the time: Confusion about what we are doing. Social change is not easy. BC Collaboration Community Emergence First Nations Leadership

Changing the world of work: it takes a network

Patti Anklam

The 3rd generation of KM  was imminent, where knowledge emerges from the network. See Networks and NonProfits ). “Let me in, coach!”

2014 16

Further thoughts about our presentation: 10th Networked Learning Conference 2016

Jenny Connected

This week Jutta Pauschenwein and I presented a paper Visualising Structure and Agency in a MOOC using the Footprints of Emergence Framework at the 10th Networked Learning Conference in Lancaster, UK. In this paper we consider structure and agency in terms of the Footprints of Emergence Framework. For this paper we did this manually.

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Learning to Change - Changing to Learn


It’s one of his favourite videos and after watching it I can see why. Mine, too, by the way! Main reason being? Our kids are already doing it!

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Constraints and Change in ChangeMooc

Jenny Connected

Thanks to Jon Dron for a fascinating week in Changemooc, which started with discussions about the need to balance hard and soft technologies in learning environments and ended with discussion and reflection on whether MOOCs need to integrate more constraints to allow for greater emergent learning, engagement and creativity.  References.

Freire, MOOCs and Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Jenny Connected

Emergent Learning Research UCLAN is within easy daily travelling distance of my home which would make the cost of attending the conference as an independent consultant more feasible – although I will not decide until I have seen a programme of the papers to be presented. Freire’s concerns are with the education of the poor in Brazil.

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Evaluating and reflecting on OldGlobeMOOC

Jenny Connected

Further reflection might result in changes to these initial responses. What would I change? But overall I wouldn’t change much.

40 Great Resources for Developing a Community Management Strategy « emergent by design

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emergent by design Home About 40 Great Resources for Developing a Community Management Strategy 2009 November 13 tags: community , community management , Media , Social Media , strategy by Venessa Miemis A practical guide for Community Management strategies, best practices, and resources. Brian Solis, @briansolis) Shepherding 2.0

Developing a Lobbi kit for local agents of change

Social Reporter

You need a theory of change, and models for how stuff happens. Introducing Lobbi – with bold aims to change politics locally and globally.

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